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A photo of a small sculpture showing a woman looking sideways

Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A brooding presence in the peripheral vision frequently turns out to be a sculpted figure in Ryan Gander's combination of figurative and abstract elements from the collection, says Mark Sheerin.

a page of a scrapbook with various cards and letters affixed to it including a postcard with a drawing of a boot on it by Eric Ravilious

From Picasso's Guernica to scraps from The Telegraph: Delving into Edward Bawden's scrapbooks

As the Edward Bawden Scrapbooks are published, we talk to the Fry Art Gallery about the originals held in their collection and the man who created them.

Old painting of a woman with brown hair and an open necked dress.

Vanessa Bell the forgotten painter of the Bloomsbury set at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Vanessa Bell's oil paintings as well as ceramics, fabrics, works on paper and photographs will be showcased in the first major solo exhibition of her work at Dulwich Picture Gallery in February 2017.

A photo of a bust held at the Victoria and albert museum in london

Busts, beds and Marie Antoinette: 11 of the best from 2016 Museum of the Year winner the V&A

At the end of last year, new Museum of the Year winners the V&A opened their seven-gallery Europe 1600-1815 spaces. The expansive five-year project involved 1,100 objects. Here are 11 of them.

A photo of people looking at a masterpiece artwork as part of a Sky Arts television show called Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge

Seven masterpieces in six big museums have been swapped for fakes - but will you spot them?

Could you tell a masterpiece from a copy in the midst of a massive gallery? Sky Arts has swapped six central works for copies at seven major galleries.

a black and white photo of a Stanley Spencer pushing an old pram through rainy streets

Object of the Week: Stanley Spencer's painting pram

Acquaint yourself with Stanley Spencer's pram, which the artist used to help him paint 'en plein air' around the village of Cookham.

A photo of an abstract colourful painting made for the cover of Jake Bugg's On my One record

"Brave and unpretentious": The Liverpool artist who made the artwork for Jake Bugg's new album On my One

Nathan Pendlebury, the Liverpool abstract painter behind the cover and inlay of singer-songwriter Jake Bugg's new record, says the work has been the most enjoyable commission of his career.

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Cows, sunflowers, toilets and bunnies: As the new Tate Modern opens, here are 19 of its best events and exhibitions

A weekend of celebrations are marking Tate Modern's new £260 million Switch House extension. Here are 19 hits from the first 15 years of the gallery.

A photo of various artefacts from a Harry Potter exhibition in London's Soho

"JK Rowling was absolutely fantastic": Graphic Art of Harry Potter exhibition opens in London

Thousands of people have visited a new exhibition in a Soho house showing graphic design duo MinaLima's work for the Harry Potter series. One half of the pair, Eduardo Lima, says fans have given the......

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